Completed 2008.

Funding: Federal Emergency Management Agency.

This report highlights how FEMA is partnering with states in flood hazard mapping and identifies opportunities for enhancing those partnerships. This report discusses:

  • States authorities related to floodplain management,
  • How FEMA is partnering with states (focusing specifically on Flood Map Modernization)
  • Existing state technical capacity
  • How FEMA can more fully take advantage of state government technical capability.

Building State Capacity and Flood Map Update Processes